Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Impact On Health Systems

DevPolicy Blog: PNG’s health data: too much of a good thing — part two
Manuel Hetzel, research group leader at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and a senior lecturer in epidemiology at the University of Basel, Switzerland (6/11).

Human Rights Watch: Africa: Covid-19 Exposes Healthcare Shortfalls (6/8).

International Rescue Committee: U.N. Security Council Must Act to Ensure Syrians are not Deprived of Lifesaving Aid Amidst Global Pandemic (6/10).

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security: Expediting Development of Medical Countermeasures for Unknown Viral Threats: Proposal for a “Virus 201” Program in the United States
Amesh Adalja, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security (6/8).

Médecins Sans Frontières: “COVID-19 has brought suffering to people everywhere, but its impact is not shared equally” (6/10).

Médecins Sans Frontières: “COVID-19 has made the health system’s collapse complete” in Yemen (6/10).

ONE Blog: Rethinking global systems and the power of activism during COVID (6/10).

Save the Children: In this extraordinary time, routine health care is essential
Elo Otobo, health advocacy adviser with Save the Children U.K. (6/10).

U.N.: U.N. agencies provide comprehensive protection for Lebanese during COVID-19 (June 2020).

U.N.: COVID-19: U.N. helps countries fight complacency as they reopen (June 2020).

U.N.: COVID-19 Must Be Wake-Up Call for Greater Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Health‑Care Solidarity, Secretary-General Says in Video Message to Small States Forum (6/10).

UNAIDS: Five UNAIDS country directors taking the lead in the COVID-19 response (6/11).

UNFPA: Reaching domestic violence survivors amid the pandemic (6/10).

United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner: COVID-19 measures must be grounded first and foremost on the right to health (6/10).

UNICEF: Working on the frontlines of COVID-19 in the world’s largest refugee camp (6/10).

World Bank Blogs: Covid-19 in Latin America: A pandemic meets extreme inequality
Francisco Ferreira, acting director for development policy in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, and Marta Schoch, consultant at the World Bank (6/10).

World Bank Blogs: How COVID-19 (coronavirus) affects private health care providers in developing countries
Mark Hellowell, director of the Global Health Policy Unit at the University of Edinburgh, and colleagues (6/10).

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